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Weʼre raising £25,000 to help Sharron to have the operations she needs and deserves to remove life threatening toxic mesh

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As friends and industry colleagues (Lucy Swanston and Marian Stefani) we have set this fundraising page up on behalf of Sharron :

Sharron is one of thousands of women you have probably heard about in the media that has been mutilated and poisoned by toxic mesh. This has had, and will continue to have, a devastating effect on her life, physically, mentally and financially.

The mesh is made of polypropylene which is not inert and reported to be as toxic to the body as asbestos. It attacks the body's mucous membranes and triggers an array of debilitating autoimmune symptoms of which Sharron struggles with on a daily basis and is progressively getting worse.

Additionally, the mesh embeds itself into soft tissue, slicing through it like cheese wire causing immense pain in the rectum and vagina. Removal of the mesh is a complex, massive, life changing operation; she will lose some bowel and vaginal tissue and likely her womb, have a temporary ileostomy and need 6 months off work to recover.

Speed is of the essence to remove the mesh as Sharron is deteriorating on a daily basis. We are reaching out to friends both socially and within the Print Industry to support this wonderful lady and help her remove this poison out of her body with private care. There are only a handful of surgeons in the country able to remove mesh, so NHS lists are long.

The operation(s) come at an enormous cost so please do what you can and make a difference to her life to enable the treatment she needs and deserves.

Thank you.

**There is currently a Government pause on vaginally inserted mesh for stress urinary incontinence until a set of conditions to reduce the risk of injury are met. However, Rectopexy mesh (the operation that Sharron had to correct a prolapsed bowel) is not included in the pause. Campaigners at Sling The Mesh are working hard to have it included, with a view to all mesh being permanently banned.**

To learn more, and find out why Mesh it is set to be the biggest medical scandal since Thalidomide, visit www.slingthemesh.wordpress.com

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    • Giles Bristow

      Giles Bristow

      Aug 15, 2018

      Very best wishes Sharron. I do hope your health will improve soon.

      £20.00

    • Amanda Bayley

      Amanda Bayley

      Aug 14, 2018

      Fingers crossed everything works out for you. X

      £20.00

    • Alasdair Browne

      Alasdair Browne

      Aug 14, 2018

      best of luck for today

      £200.00

    • Em

      Em

      Aug 13, 2018

      That broom won’t hide me alone! Good luck tomorrow x

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 13, 2018

      Wishing you every success in hitting your target Sharron, form your friends at Fujifilm

      £250.00

    • Charles Rogers

      Charles Rogers

      Aug 13, 2018

      Wishing you a very speedy recovery from this mess, cant wait until your back... how will we manage with only half of the IPIA 'Dynamic Duo'. x

      £100.00

    • Francesca Blackwell

      Francesca Blackwell

      Aug 13, 2018

      All the best to you sharron!Love you always! See you real soon!Love from Francesca, Sadie and Antonia!

      £30.00

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